Monday, November 28, 2011

One more colour to go

Nearly done, had to let the prints have a day to dry between colours, one more colour to go and them it time to tidy them up, sign and title them and see how many are left in this edition.

Monday, November 21, 2011

First colour done and dusted

Finally found the time to get stuck in and start the printing of my xmas print it took best part of the day but I really loved the time I spent rolling up the block and them the hand burnishing of the print it really make you part of the print or the print part of you haha.

So first colour done and dusted

Monday, November 14, 2011


Ok I have my print well underway I have cut all the block. There are 4 blocks and I’m going to use 6 colours..
I have also decided on the method of printing and for the registration of the print plus I have been play with the colours

Monday, November 7, 2011

Waste not Wont not

Ok playing with some ideas for my xmas print I think I know what I want to do.

A friend have just given me a stack planks from shop fitting displays so I have decided to use the recycled wood to make the blocks for the print so I spent all day cutting some down to size. They are quite thick so I cam use both side and get the most out of my recycling

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Still busy

This years moving along so fast here we are in the middle of spring, the weather is very unsettled and plenty of hard work to beat the garden back in to shape so there will be some fresh veggies on the table, plus they tell me a hand fall of week till its Christmas again. So it must be time to start my xmas card print.

Monotye relief Collagraph
paper and shellac collage plait
water based ink on 250gm paper

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